As my last semester as a student at the University of Florida comes to a close, I wanted to take the time to reflect on what these years meant to me and everything I learned. I knew I wanted to be a reporter and anchor since I was old enough to watch TV, and I’m so… Continue reading Reflection on four years
In his book, The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell proposes that what causes trends to gain popularity is not due to widespread events but rather a few subtle factors. He argues that these factors are all around us and affect us subconsciously. Just like a virus can infect people and spread, ideas can also “infect” and… Continue reading Review: The Tipping Point
Like I mentioned in my previous post, so much of the news industry is watching others and letting them inspire you to try new techniques. In my four years of college, I’ve worked alongside some pretty remarkable individuals who are going to go far in the field. They have blogs too of their recent work… Continue reading Newsroom superstars
Often it’s the advice from our peers that ends up being the most valuable and long-lasting. In broadcast news, a lot of the industry is made up of natural talent…but for the most part we all advance forward by watching and learning from those around us. My colleagues at WUFT inspire me every day to… Continue reading Advice from the pros
Maggie Lee has a passion for meeting new people and immersing herself in other ways of life. Maggie is a senior at the University of Florida studying Telecommunication-News with a minor in English. She currently works as an anchor and multimedia journalist for PBS affiliate WUFT-TV’s First at Five newscast. As a multimedia journalist, Maggie… Continue reading A little more about Maggie Lee
This week we’ll take a break from watching my broadcast work to showcase my resume. Check out what Maggie Lee has been up to recently as a multimedia journalist.
As a follow-up to my previous post about the Alachua County Commission’s decision to erect lynching victim memorials, I wanted to provide more sources and links to people who want to read more about the subject of lynching in America. Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror documents EJI’s multi-year investigation into lynching… Continue reading Follow-up: lynching in the United States